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of newtown deserve a vote. >> in the republican response florida senator marco rubio said the president's economic plans would hurt the middle class. >> mr. president obama, i don't oppose your plans because i want to protect the rich. i want to oppose the plan because i want to protect our neighbors. >> president obama will make his case to the american people with rallies later this week in georgia and illinois. now, in an indication of how willing republicans are to compromise house speaker john boehner said yesterday immigration is about the only item on the president's list that has a chance of passing this year. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> well, the president also pushed his case for quick action on immigration reform. mr. obama called for stronger border security and a responsible pathway to earned citizenship. >> we know what needs to be done. and as we speak, bipartisan groups in both chambers are working diligently to draft a bill and i applaud their efforts, so let's get this done. send me a comprehensive immigration bi
marco rubio says if the plan is sent as is, it will be dead on rival. his colleagues have had to smooth things over. >> we've talked with marco rubio and he's informed of the process and i'm sure we'll have a bipartisan bill. >> he wants to see a bill from congress that's ready for a vote. now, despite this latest commotion, washington has not come this close to immigration reform in 20 years. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well, when congress returns from the break next week, it will have just a few days before those dramatic across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester. some republican lawmakers warn there's no way to avoid them, and as bill plante reports, the administration is also warning of dire consequences. >> what our friends in the house have told us is that they will not even consider anything that includes increased revenues, not even closing loopholes for corporate jets, closing leapholes for oil and gas companies. >> reporter: with everyone out of town, there's no sense of urgency, only finger-pointing. republicans say it's the preside
torpedoing his own plan and shows me that he's really not serious. >> florida senator marco rubio says if the plan is sent as it is, it will be dead on arrival. his colleagues have had to smooth things over. >> we've talked with marco rubio and he's fully on board with our process and i'm hopeful that in march we'll have a bipartisan bill. >> in march is when the president wants to see a bill in congress that's ready for a vote. now, despite this latest commotion, washington has not come this close to immigration reform in 20 years. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> when congress returns from break next week, it will have just a few days before those dramatic across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester. some republican lawmakers warn there is no way to avoid them and as bill plante reports, the administration is also warning of the dire consequences. >> what our friends in the house have told us is that they will not even consider anything that includes increased revenues, not even closing loopholes for corporate jets, closing
for the middle class. >> reporter: in the republican response, florida senator marco rubio is expected to make the case for how smaller government can benefit the middle class, how less regulation can create more jobs and the need for education reform to train the middle class for jobs. while the president will focus largely on domestic issues, words last night that north korea has performed a new nuclear test could make national security a bigger part of the speech. >> the president made clear publicly his desire to further reduce nuclear arms. >> reporter: president obama issued a statement saying north korea's nuclear test is highly provocative. >> reporter: soon after the speech, the president is hitting the road, taking the state of the union message to the american people. he will head to asheville, north carolina, also atlanta and chicago. all part of the white house strategy to try to gain support outside of the capitol rather than inside. >> all right. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> you can watch the president's address here on cbs. cbs news covera
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